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New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Continues To Rise

The number of new unemployment claims in Tennessee rose again for a third week in a row with 25,843 filings for the week of July 4.

McMinn, Bradley counties will not require face masks

Grundy, Marion, Bledsoe, McMinn & Bradley Counties have all declined

Governor Bill Lee grants Mayors in 89 counties the authority to issue a mask mandate

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- On Friday, Governor Bill Lee signed an executive order, granting mayors from 89 counties the authority to issue mask requirements in...

Tennessee Unemployment Rises For Second Week In a Row

The number of Tennesseans claiming unemployment rose for the second week in a row with 22,256 for the week of June 27.

Record new Covid-19 highs in both Tennessee and Hamilton County today

New case in Hamilton doubled today from yesterday to set new record of 118

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Increase from Previous Week

The number of Tennesseans claiming unemployment rose slightly from the previous week with 21,155 new claims for the week of June 20.

Two more Covid-19 deaths in Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department reports two more deaths of Covid-19 patients. That brings the total here to 24. Both were Hispanic men...

Bars are the latest reopening in Tennessee

Here is what is now allowed and what still is not allowed beginning today in Tennessee.

28 new Covid-19 cases in Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - This was another high day for new Covid-19 positive tests in Hamilton County. The Health Department posted 28 new cases, the second...

Tennessee prisons report 4th inmate death in virus outbreak

He is the third inmate to die after contracting the virus at the privately run Trousdale Turner Correctional Center.

Two killed in Sequatchie Valley wreck

PIKEVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - A wreck this afternoon in the Sequatchie Valley turned deadly. It happened on Highway 127 north in Bledsoe County at Nine...

How Bledsoe County’s Prison is Handling the Covid-19 Crisis

While a majority of of the inmates at the Bledsoe County Correctional Complex have recovered from Covid-19, family members of inmates and correctional officers are disappointed how the prison has handled the covid-19 crisis.

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Hamilton Health Department warns of possible COVID-19 exposures

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - The health department also has a new possible exposure warning. Press Release - July 11, 2020 Health Department Reports a COVID-19 Death, Exposure...

Weather Update: Sunday’s Forecast – July 12th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Humidity and Storms Return for Sunday! Waking up quiet with temperatures in the low 70s. As early as 9-10AM, the western part...

Crossville man arrested in connection to Hixson business fires

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Chattanooga fire department says that 36-year-old Robert Franklin, of Crossville was arrested and charged with two counts of arson on...
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FIRST DAY OF MASK MANDATE

Despite CPD choosing not to enforce the mask mandate, we asked people here within the city of Chattanooga how they feel about the mandate and the penalties that come with it.